Agelenidae  C. L. Koch, 1837 / Malthonica  Simon, 1898   6 species

Malthonica oceanica  Barrientos & Cardoso, 2007


Prosoma with 2 dark longitudinal bands, radial markings, light yellow median band and 2 narrow light bands close to the margin, eye region darkened. Chelicerae dark reddish, promargin with 3 and retromargin with 5 denticles. Sternum dark, marginal area darker. Legs brown-yellow, darker distally, femora ventrally with 3 dark stripes, patellae dark, tibiae annulated. Opisthosoma dorsally with v-shaped markings, venter lighter.

Body length male: 3.2-3.8 mm
Body length female: 4.17-4.64 mm
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Global distribution (WSC 2021): Portugal
 male  female
Distribution List
Portugal   (Branco et al., 2019) |||

Barrientos J A, Cardoso P (2007) The genus Malthonica Simon, 1898 in the Iberian Peninsula (Araneae: Agelenidae). Zootaxa 1460: 59-68 pdf

Branco V V, Morano E, Cardoso P (2019) An update to the Iberian spider checklist (Araneae). [N.B.: few records from this paper are not taken over and not commented] Zootaxa 4614: 201-254 pdf

WSC (2021) World Spider Catalog. Version 21.5. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (03.01.2021) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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